U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
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Next Generation Luminaires Design Competition Announces 2013 Indoor Winners
March 20, 2013
Winners in the Indoor category of the fifth annual Next Generation LuminairesTM Design Competition were announced today at the LEDucation 7 conference in New York. Sponsored by DOE, the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, and the International Association of Lighting Designers, NGL promotes excellence in the design of energy-efficient LED products for commercial lighting applications. The competition began evaluating indoor and outdoor products separately in 2012.
Out of 99 indoor entries, 28 were recognized as winners this year, meaning they were considered worthy of specification. A panel of 11 judges, drawn from the architectural lighting community, evaluated the entries based on lighting quality, appearance, serviceability, efficacy, value, and dimming.
Three of this year’s winners were designated as Best in Class. They came from three different manufacturers and covered three different areas of lighting:
- Juno Lighting Group for its Trac-Master T254L CylindraTM track-mounted accent luminaire
- Digital Lumens for its XLE-3-10 Xpress high-bay industrial luminaire
- Acuity Brands/Lithonia Lighting for its W Series LED stairwell luminaire
More information on all the winning entries is available at http://www.ngldc.org/.